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  • Tags: Special Pathogens

Creator: Flinn, Jade B., Noreen A. Hynes, Lauren M. Sauer, Lisa L. Maragakis, and Brian T. Garibaldi.
Subject: Physical Infrastructure
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-09-04
Description: In response to the Ebola outbreak of 2014-2016, the US Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) established 10 regional treatment centers, called biocontainment units (BCUs) to prepare and provide care for patients…

Creator: Jacob, Shevin T., Ian Crozier, William A. Fischer, Angela Hewlett, Colleen S. Kraft, Marc-Antoine de La Vega, Moses J. Soka, Victoria Wahl, Anthony Griffiths, Laura Bollinger, and Jens H. Kuhn.
Subject: General
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-02-20
Description: Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a severe and frequently lethal disease caused by Ebola virus (EBOV).

Creator: Herstein, Jocelyn J., Aurora B. Le, Lily A. McNulty, Sean A. Buehler, Paul D. Biddinger, Angela L. Hewlett, John J. Lowe, and Shawn G. Gibbs.
Subject: Physical Infrastructure
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-05-17
Description: We surveyed 56 Ebola treatment centers (ETCs) in the United States and identified costs incurred since 2014 ($1.76 million/ETC) and sustainability strategies.

Creator: Errett, Nicole A., Lauren M. Sauer, and Lainie Rutkow.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-02
Description: In our increasingly interconnected world, the potential for emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) to spread globally is of paramount concern.

Creator: Herstein, Jocelyn J., Aurora B. Le, Lily A. McNulty, Sean A. Buehler, Paul D. Biddinger, Angela L. Hewlett, John J. Lowe, and Shawn G. Gibbs.
Subject: Physical Infrastructure
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-02-05
Description: In 2014, 56 US hospitals were designated as Ebola treatment centers (ETCs). ETCs had minimum augmented capability requirements for Ebola virus disease care, including for staffing and training. We sought to identify current ETC staffing challenges…

aspr-tracie-hospital-ppe-planning-tool.pdf
Creator: ASPR TRACIE
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Hyperlink
Date Last Updated: 2018
Description: Purpose: The Hospital Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Planning Tool is designed to help hospitals determine approximate minimum PPE needs based on special pathogen category and a number of facility specific variables. Calculators are included…

Creator: National Governors Association (NGA)
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Webinar
Date Last Updated: 2019-11-26
Description: The third webinar in the four-part series on Legal Preparedness for Public Health Emergencies, this was hosted in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Bar Association.

References for Book.pdf
Creator: NETEC
Subject: General
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2019-09-27
Description: Frontline Facilities resource list

Acronyms 9 5.pdf
Creator: NETEC
Subject: General
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2019
Description: An updated list of acronyms and abbreviations used throughout this site and relevant resources